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ensample

[en-sam-puh l] /ɛnˈsæm pəl/
noun, Archaic.
1.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English < Old French, variant (en- en- replacing es-) of essample < Old French < Latin exemplum example
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British Dictionary definitions for ensample

ensample

/ɛnˈsɑːmpəl/
noun
1.
an archaic word for example
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Word Origin and History for ensample
ensample
"precedent," c.1300, variant of asaumple, from O.Fr. essample "example" (see example). The survival of this variant form is due to its use in N.T. in K.J.V.
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